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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 1 decade ago

Magdeburg Hemispheres?

Do you think I can describe this as an experiment (on of experiments) which proove something? What can they proove? The "power" of vacuum? have no other idea what to describe...

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Well, it's not too complicated to us today. But, it was heady stuff back in the 1600's. We just take air pressure concepts for granted so much that their original import seems to get lost and complicated. Here is Wikipedia's entry that tells of the original experiment, and what it proved, to bring the newness alive again for you:

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